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>> we're ready.
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>> they've already done that. all right. good afternoon, everyone welcome to the san francisco budget and finance committee for june 12th. i'll be chairing this committee and i'm joined by allocation spifrgz
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and that's at the southeast water commission plant not to exceed the amount of $9 million. >> thank you very much the puc is here we're going to continue this item; is that correct. >> well we would like to have this move forward today, we need to get started as soon as possible. i'm karen from the program director department. we're in the process of trying to get this started we've had several of the roofs failed already. >> i'll tell you you what thafrs about some miscommunication between the puc and my office we'll continues
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this. so some point in time we'll open it up to public comment. do we have to do that before continuing this item? >> sorry mr. city attorney. as long as you hold public comment and a close public comment before you act for a future meeting you're fine so you don't have to have public right now >> mr. clerk call item 2. we have $2.3 million no, in the grant funds from the 70 infrastructure protection program >> thank you very much supervisors. this is to request our approval to accept and expand the grant
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from the homeland security to improve the system. approximately 9 hundred thousand b will be used to deploy cameras assess inaccurately control and intrusion systems and the like and the remaining 4 hundred thousand will support the according - port terminal. any questions? >> we'll open this up to public comment on item 2. seeing none, none public comment is closes. can i have a motion to move it forward >> so moved. mr. clerk call item number 3 >> item number 3 authorizing
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the san francisco go department of public health to enter a med atf program. >> thank you. basically there is a long-standing contract that's been renewed every year for the last 23 years and hadn't changes a great deal of over that time. we have a drug, alcohol and treatment program. the changes this time is that with the public safety realignment of 1112 some of the
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terms have changed the match money from the he medi-cal program. and this law firm taken out of this contract and this year as the state dissolves the alcohol and drug programs. any questions? >> purchas
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>> item number 4. interim proposed budget and -- excuse-me. for item number 4 interim item 4 proposed all estimated expenditures for the city and county of san francisco as of may 31st and in june 2013
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and fourteen. the annual budget and an proposed project for june 2015 >> please call item number 8 with this. item number 8 the controllers letter of the discretion for 2014 and 2015. >> so in terms of the agenda why don't we ask kate howard to speak on the mayors proposed budget then we'll ask our controller to speak on the budget and then ask harvey rose. i believe we have some questions for mr. rose on a report that supervisor al loss had
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conducted. first up ms. howard >> good afternoon supervisors kate howard thank for having merry me here today to talk about the mayors proposed budget. the items before you the bulk of them the action items are approving the interim budgets and salary ordinance for the city. essentially those are place holder budget that allows the city to continue to operate while the board is considering the budget for the scent two years.
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i'll briefly present this. so at the highest level the budget this year is growing to $7.9 billion. it's about the same in the fiscal years for the next two years. it's approximately $4 billion of that $89. billion. your overall employees is growing up to 27 in the second year but those increases are largely driven by the city to have the affordable care act. it grows if the human services i agency. as we're move forward to enroll
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40 thousand people who are currently not enrolled in medicaid. high-level this chart shows you where we spend our money every year and what's reflected in the budget. you see 33 percent in transportation and commerce. the radiator of the pie is the health department. there is public protection about fourteen percent. and this chart looks the same for both years >> supervisor wiener. >> does that include the airport and a puc. >> yes, it does and some other
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departments. so it's really our four big departments >> okay. thank you. >> thank you for that question. a few highlights of what's in our budget. one of the important things that the budget includes is a really strong reserve position. the board as a whole and the mayor have been working together to make sure we have a strong reserve position. this lazy out our growth in the coming two years before by the end of the second year we'll have grown up to $200 million. we'll not likely be able to draw on a rainy day because those reserves are only available to the city when the revenues decline.
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the school district will be able to withdraw fray the rainy day fund. which is why the rainy reserve continues to decline. another highlight i think is our investments in capital and infrastructure this year. >> excuse me. and a supervisor avalos. >> just a question on the previous slide the reserve and the general reserve having is there a formula we have about the size of a general reserve or is it what what we enact every year. >> it's formula driven and perhaps the controller can add. but the coming years we're growing it the policy we've adapted is to grow it two percent overall the budget.
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we have to get to two percent >> and is that gunning done by the financial policies or is that a policy we enact every year new. >> supervisor avalos the specifics are in the policy itself. and see the policy itself requires that the mayor adopt a budget that continues a general recess of 2.5 percent of general revenues from the first year and equivalent to the general funds to the second year that grows to 1.75 and ultimately to the two percent >> additional we had enacted in 2010 as part of the budget policies? >> exactly the board enacted a budget policy and to create the
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budget reserve we're creating. >> so returning to capital and infrastructure. this slide a walking you throw our general fund as well as our capital investment. in both of the next two years our pay as you go is funded at 92 percent of the recommended levels by the capital plan. this is a significant increase from prior years. the second column shows you that the capital investments grow to about $105 million it's the jeopardy fund is picking up the street resurfacing and it expired. the second line shows you the
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enterprise capital investment. it's starred because it's understated. the enterprise departments have not brought their reports yet to the board. and then 15 other sources whether those are grant funds >> supervisor avalos. >> just the street resurfacing looking long-term we're looking at long-term it's $40 million increase this year. we're looking at how to pay for that. do we expect the general fund will be the source >> i think that's a good question supervisor. when he went through with the street and road resurfacing bond there was a sustainable fund to
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do the resurfacing. right now the way we can fulfill that commitment is by getting the funds from the budget in the second year. the general fund is, of course, subject to the changes in the economic condition. and so to the degree we can find other sources are provided a more steady funding we should look at that. but the general fund will make that payment >> and so looking forward i want to talk about the v l t taking care of of the street funding. whatever comes forward this is looking at future years but do we look at gentle funds if other
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sources don't pan out >> i think the city has made a commitment to the voters we need to maintain our streets at a higher level. it's hard to say what specific sources wore used as i describe but the commitment to investment invest in our streets and roads is the high priority. i think v l f is an appropriate source because of the relationship between, you know, it's a vehicle license fee cars drive open our road and paying for the infrastructure is necessary. however, there are priorities other people have about what is the appropriate match or the use of those and in particular the transportation transit process.
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what would be an appropriate use of those as well as the other funds not just streets and road but mta and other infrastructure. great. not that i - i think it's important to say this if we don't see we're going to get new revenue for the streets it doesn't make sense that we make this general fund dollars and then if we have a bad year we take away the investment that were it causes a lot of deterioration but it make sense that we try to maintain the local funding. i would agree with you supervisor that's why you're seeing it in the budget this year. it's precedent for that reason and a thank you. we,